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Old 07-03-2012, 04:31 AM   #1
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I am looking for some suggestions for good bodybuilding and strength books .I just brought arnolds book which I will enjoy reading but I am after something that is more in line with the information presented on Muscle and Brawn

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Dinosaur Training - Brooks Kubik

The Development of Physical Power - Arthur Saxon
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The 2 Ditillo books are great reading. I would consider them essential for the strength trainee.

Anthony Ditillo - The Development of Muscular Bulk and Power

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If you have tons of time to train - Hardcore Bodybuilding: a scientific approach by Dr Fred Hatfield.
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"Starting Strength" and "Practical programming for strength training" By Mark Rippetoe. "Serious Strength Training" By Tudor Bompa
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I know you said you already have it, but Arnold's book is just plain epic.
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Starting Strength by Marc Rippetoe and Lon Kilgore is excellent for exercise description. Practical Programming by the same authors is a good read.

5/3/1 by Jim Wendler is a really good read.

Brawn by Stuart McRobert is pretty good.

Beyond Bodybuilding and Power to the People by Pavel are good.
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